Avocado – The Fat You Want

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The fat you want?  Avocado meets this criteria. Avocado in salad, on toast, with pasta, even in dessert. Works for me! I could live on avocados. Sometimes I struggle with getting them, though. I’m sure you’ve come across with the same dilemma: you either have to spend a lot of money for the ready-to-eat good ones, […]


Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

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Get your cookie cutters out and make your kids happy. The best memories of my childhood Christmases have to do with cooking. (Well, that was obvious.) I especially enjoyed baking Christmas treats. (I’m sorry, I’m being a little predictable today.) Now is the time to pass those traditions along and create some new memories. So this […]


Turmeric: Eat it, Drink it!

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Turmeric is what’s happening now Eat it, drink it. This yellow spice can have a game changing effect on your health. Here in the UAE the sky is seldom all clear. There always seems to be something in the way to the purest colors: bright blue sky and warm orange sun. Well, there is a way […]


Healthier Pizza: Alternative Pizza Bases

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Healthy Pizza?  Making healthier pizza has never been this easy Skip the wheat-and-yeast routine and try some of these veggie-based pizza crusts. Gluten-free and paleo people of the world have been busy inventing new healthier ways to eat pizza. That makes sense. There can be no quality of life without pizza. I’m sure we can […]


Snacks for Kids

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Afternoon crankiness away: snack is the cure These small meals will keep your little ones happy and energized. When there are more toys in the air than on the floor and the volume keeps rising, it’s time for a snack. Those situations usually happen in the afternoon when the suspense of a school or nursery […]


Eat pasta all day every day!

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  Low carb zoodles work well with any pasta sauce.   On your next visit to a kitchen equipment store or a hypermarket, see if you can find a handheld spiralizer or a julienne peeler. With either one of those cheap, small gadgets you can find your way to the healthiest pasta on earth. Ones you […]


Gram Flour: Get Slimmer & Gluten-free

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Indian people know how to use this nutritious ingredient – now the rest of us needs to learn. How does this sound for a diet: eat foods that are low in calories, yet they expand in your intestines, which turns off your body’s hunger signals. Good? I think so, too. Made from ground chickpeas, gram […]


Nicecream: Treat Your Body Right

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  Nicecream is like ice cream, but without the refined sugar and the dairy.   The best treats are sweet and delicious but still healthy, and these days there is no shortage of that kind of recipes. Especially if you’re looking for wholesome versions of ice cream. And why wouldn’t you – the weather is […]


Get ready for the best Hummus of your life!

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  Soon you’ll be scooping this smooth, creamy paste over everything.   I admit it: I’ve struggled a bit on the way to the best hummus recipe ever. The cleanest, sharpest flavors, the smoothest consistency. I’ve experimented a lot – and I think I got it now. So, as always, I want to share the […]


Cauliflower Soup – A Miracle Soup!

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  The recipe for this cauliflower soup is too crazy not to share. Roll your eyes if you must, but after that, please try this ridiculous recipe. It will be worth it, I promise. I came across with this simple soup recipe recently when I was trying to up my cauliflower game. It turned out I […]